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delighted

adjective de·light·ed

Simple Definition of delighted

  • : made very happy : full of great pleasure or satisfaction

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of delighted

  1. 1 obsolete :  delightful

  2. 2 :  highly pleased

delightedly adverb
delightedness noun

Examples of delighted in a sentence

  1. The children were especially delighted that there were enough cookies for each of them to have two.

  2. We were delighted by the performance.

  3. They are delighted at the prospect of a visit from their grandchildren.



1601

First Known Use of delighted

1601


DELIGHTED Defined for Kids

delighted

adjective de·light·ed \di-ˈlī-təd\

Definition of delighted for Students

  1. :  very pleased





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